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Benedict Cumberbatch's Dramatic Reading Of R. Kelly's "Genius"

On Wednesday night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, the award-winning actor and heart-winning dreamboat performed a seductive reading of fellow guest R. Kelly's new song "Genius." Someone check on the fangirls!!

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Tonight's guests on Jimmy Kimmel Live were, as he put it, "eclectic" — acclaimed Sherlock actor/heartthrob Benedict Cumberbatch and musical guest R. Kelly, who recently made a splash on SNL when he air-humped Lady Gaga during her live performance.

Kimmel wanted to find a way to bring the odd couple together, and in doing so he singlehandedly brought an entire fandom to its knees.

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Benedict Cumberbatch saying, "When we wake up, I'm going to hit that thing again, I promise." Bless you, Jimmy Kimmel.

For reference, here's that R. Kelly joint, which he leaked in advance of his upcoming album Black Panties.